for western nevada and lake tahoe basin, and right now temperatures are dropping through the 40s, so chilly out there 48 in livermore, 46 in fairfield. partly cloudy to clear conditions, with 52 in san francisco so nice to see the sunshine today, and we will feature more sunshine but two more weaks systems will parallel the coast for two nights. so partly cloudy and cold tonight. chance of showers late in the south bay, and then for new year's eve, sunshine, but late in the evening, bringing in a chance of showers. high-elevation snow, anywhere from 2500 feet to 3,000 feet where we could see some of the snowy peaks around here. rainfall totals from last night. not too impressive in the north bay, with .09. san francisco, a quarter inch, and redwood city, third inch, and nearly a half inch near ben loman.